Two boys leave their home at night to veture around and encounter the Moonbird. This film won the 1959 Academy Award for Best Short Subject (Animation) ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Cartoon, Children, Adventure, Faith and John Hubley, Academy Award Winners
This award winning animation accompanies improvised dialogue between Dizzy Gillespie and George Matthews, who play construction workers having a conversation during work. Their conversation turns to the threat of nuclear disaster and the potential for that to be cause by a technical mistake. This film won the 1962 Academy Award for Best Short Subject (Cartoon) Topics: Cartoon, Nuclear Threat, Dizzy Gillespie, George Matthews, Faith and John Hubley, Academy Award...
This is a rare episode of "You Asked For It", a program that originated in 1950 on the Du Mont Network, moved to the ABC network in the mid 50s, where it was cancelled in 1959, only to be revived three times in subsequent decades. The premise of the show was that viewers would choose the entertainment by writing in and requesting a program about a certain subject or featuring a certain personality, character or act. Many people cite this as the first example of reality TV because it... ( 7 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Du Mont Network, ABC, You Asked For It, Bela Lugosi
Filmed in November 1903 at Edison's New York studio, at Essex County Park in New Jersey, and along the Lackawanna railroad and released in December 1903, "The Great Train Robbery" is considered to be one of the first significant early US narrative films. Greatly influenced by the British film "Daring Daylight Robbery" (1903) it introduced many new cinematic techniques (cross cutting, double exposure, camera movement and location shooting) to American audiences. It was... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: 1903, Silent, Thomas Edison, Edwin S Porter, Great Train Robbery, pdmovies
Live teleplay from CBS's "Studio One" program. Season 5 Episode 13 (22 December 1952) Features original Westinghouse promotions presented by Betty Furness. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Christmas, Studio One, Live Teleplay
Some surviving fragments of the world's first feature length narrative film. Heavily decomposed What the posters said: "A thrilling moving picture from start to finish" "The Most Sensational, The Most Thrilling and Interesting LIVING PICTURES EVER TAKEN." Written and Directed by Charles Tait 1868-1933 Released: December 1906 (Australia) January 1908 (Britain) 1910 (USA) Special contents of this edition copyright 2009 Shane I Sullivan. Permission to use these items is granted... ( 7 reviews ) Topics: Australia, Bushrangers, Ned Kelly, Silent Film, Early Features, Lost Films, Fragments
A film noir exploration of the doppelganger theme. A criminal attempts to impersonate his psychiatrist double. Directed by Steve Sekely ( 2 reviews ) Topics: film noir, paul henreid, Joan Bennet, Steve Sekely
A 1927 Fox newsreal interview with the author and spiritualist, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. He speaks about his greatest literary creation, Sherlock Holmes, and his work in spiritualism. ( 6 reviews ) Topics: Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes, Spiritualism